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Prof Tom Gibbons - personal details

Contact details

Role: Professor of Law

Tel: 0161 275-3585

Location: Williamson Building-4.20
School of Law
The University of Manchester
M13 9PL




B.A. 1974, LL.M. 1975, Dip. Crim. 1976

Dean of the School of Law, 2000-2003

Formerly Lecturer in Law, Newcastle University, 1976-87

My principal area of research is media and communications law and regulation. My most recent book, with Peter Humphreys, is Audiovisual Regulation Under Pressure: Comparative Cases from North America and Europe (2012) Routledge.

I served as a specialist adviser to the (Puttnam) Joint Committee on the Draft Communications Bill 2002 and have frequently acted as an expert adviser to the Council of Europe.

I am a founding editor of the Journal of Media Law (Hart Publishing) and I am a member of the editorial board of Communications Law.